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Title: Angora : Wool ranching and Goals in rabbit raising
Author: William E Otto
Second Author: Hedley B. Buden
Published: Alexandria Bay, NY : Diamond Farm book publishers , c1999

Summary: This publication combines two books: "Wool Ranching," first published in 1937, and "Goals in Rabbit Raising," first published in 1972.

ISBN: 0968506410
Call Number: 73 OTT
Subjects: Rabbits , Rabbits, housing and equipment , Wool

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Foxfire 2
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students
Published: New York , NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin's, and wagon making

ISBN: 0385022670
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Farm equipment , Handicrafts , Homesteading , Wild plants , Wild plants, edible , Wool

Title: In sheep's clothing : a handspinner's guide to wool
Author: Nola Fournier
Second Author: Jane Fournier
Published: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press , c1995

Summary: The book discusses characteristics of wools from a hundred different sheep breeds along with information on selecting top quality fleeces, cleaning wool, teasing, flicking, combing, carding and other preparation methods, and spinning and plying a variety of yarn styles.

ISBN: 188301011X
Call Number: 86.63 FOU
Subjects: Sheep , Wool

Title: Raising sheep the modern way
Author: Paula Simmons
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1989 Updated & Revised ed.

Summary: Includes information on start-up, breeds, fences and pastures, feeds and feeding, rams, flushing and breeding, lambing and lamb care, health problems, parasites, wool and shearing, mutton, other sources of sheep-related income, and guardian sheep dogs.

ISBN: 0882665294
Call Number: 71.7 SIM
Subjects: Dogs, guardian , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Sheep , Wool

Title: Scientific farm animal production : an introduction to animal science
Author: Robert E. Taylor
Second Author: Ralph Bogart
Published: New York, N.Y. : Macmillan , c1988 3rd ed.

Summary: A text designed for an introductory animal science course. There is coverage of animal products, biological principles and animal management practices. The book gives an overview of the biological principles applicable to the animal sciences with chapters on reproduction, genetics, nutrition, lactation, end products and others. The book also covers breeding, feeding and management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, sheep, swine, poultry, and goats.

ISBN: 0023117508
Call Number: 70 TAY
Subjects: Dairy products , Eggs , Livestock , Meat products , Wool

Title: Spindle spinning : from novice to expert
Author: Connie Delaney
Published: Corinth, KY : Kokovoko Press , 1998 1st ed.

Summary: This book shows how to spin yarn from wool and other fibers. Included are methods for all types of spindles, how to make spindles, wool preparation, basic skills and advanced techniques for plying, winding on, wrist distaffs, skein-making, and improving speed.

ISBN: 0966095200
Call Number: 86.64 DEL
Subjects: Handicrafts , Wool

Title: The stockman's handbook :
Author: M.E. Ensminger
Second Author:
Published: Danville, IL : Interstate Publishers, Inc. , c1992 7th ed.
Series: Animal agriculture series

Summary: Written from the perspective of conventional agriculture, this large book gathers together comprehensive information on livestock production including animal behavior, business aspects, breeding, feeding, pasture and forage, hay, silage, management, buildings and equipment, health-related topics, selecting and judging, fitting and showing, marketing, meat and milk, wool and mohair, legal topics, breeds and breed registry associations.

ISBN: 0813428955
Call Number: 70 ENS
Subjects: Animal health , Livestock , Livestock, disease prevention , Livestock, diseases , Livestock, feeding and nutrition , Livestock, housing and equipment , Meat products , Milk , Wool

Title: Turning wool into a cottage industry
Author: Paula Simmons
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1991

Summary: How to convert an interest in wool crafts into home-based income. Topics include home processing, selling raw and washed wool, carding, dyeing, handspinning, weaving, knitting, and felting wool, preparing pelts, business and merchandising tips, equipment information, and descriptions of nineteen successful entrepreneurs.

ISBN: 0882666851
Call Number: 86.63 SIM
Subjects: New business management , Sheep , Wool


Title: Shearing made easy : with Doug Rathke
Published: Hutchinson, MN : Liberty, Land & Livestock , c1999

Call Number: 71.72 SHE
Subjects: Sheep , Wool


Wool Grading (Montana State University)
Wool (North Dakota State University)
Handling and Marketing Wool (University of Maine)
Grades and Lengths of Wool (Colorado State University)
Glossary of Wool Terms (Colorado State University)

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